Our Team

Our Team come from a range of backgrounds and bring a breadth of both execution and operational experience, as well as relevant relationships and extensive networks to Long Harbour.  This, combined with our drive, motivation, helps us deliver the high quality service our clients require and deserve.

  • Aldred Drummond

    Aldred Drummond


    Aldred is a Director of Real Estate and a member of the Investment Committee. He is responsible for the origination of residential real estate opportunities in the UK, in particular on PRS investment opportunities, and has sourced both on and off market opportunities that have been executed on, and are currently in the LHIF pipeline.

    Aldred has over a decade of experience in UK residential real estate across all stages of a transaction, be it acquisition or development. His transaction experience includes the successful acquisition of over 4,000 acres north of Greater London, and the subsequent obtaining of planning permission for c.15,000 houses and over 5 million sq. ft. of commercial space.

  • Geordie Erskine

    Geordie Erskine

    Senior Associate

    Geordie joined the acquisition team for Long Harbour's ground rent fund in 2013, he assists in transaction management and financial appraisal.

    On a day to day basis Geordie originates, manages, undertakes legal due diligence and executes his own deals. In addition Geordie also leads the financial appraisal and valuation.

  • Retha Fourie

    Retha Fourie

    Group Financial Controller

    Retha joined the company in 2011 and played a key role in setting-up the Long Harbour Ground Rent Fund. Retha is responsible for the maintaining the management accounts and payroll for all entities across the platform, performing cash and working capital reconciliations, as well as the accounting and approval of completion statements for corporate and property acquisitions at the ground rent fund level. Her responsibilities include liaising with external auditors and overseeing the finance function of the group's ground rent property management and rent collection company.

    Retha is a registered member of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), SAIPA (South African Institute of Professional Accountants) and has a degree in Cost and Management Accounting.

  • Josh Gwatkin

    Josh Gwatkin


    Josh joined the ground rent acquisition team in early 2016 from a background in finance and real estate. He works closely with the team in sourcing, appraisal and acquisition of ground rent assets.

    Josh also assists with post-completion handover to Long Harbour's ground rent management company.

  • Gabrielle Hood

    Gabrielle Hood

    Associate Director

    Gabrielle has been a member of the acquisition team since 2011 and plays an integral part in the origination and transactional capability of the ground rent team. Over the past 5 years at Long Harbour she has been involved in over 600 transactions and has personally transacted on over £250m of assets, including the negotiation of a number of output and exclusivity agreements with national Housebuilders.

    On a day-to-day basis, Gabrielle liaises with an assortment of industry specialists in order to secure new opportunities for Long Harbour’s residential freehold fund. This interaction gives her a broad understanding of the market.

  • Douglas McKenzie

    Douglas McKenzie

    Group Finance Director

    Douglas is the Group Finance Director and a member of the Risk and Compliance Committee. He brings wide ranging expertise to the day to day asset management of the underlying funds, and completion of corporate and asset transactions. His oversight responsibilities cover the finance, accounting, tax, treasury, risk management and regulatory compliance of the firm as an AIFM (Alternative Investment Fund Manager).

    Douglas worked at Moore Stephens LLP from 2000 to 2012. Having qualified as a chartered accountant in 2001, Douglas provided audit and assurance services to a client base comprising high-net worth family office investment and hedge funds, shipping and real estate clients (both private and public).

  • Peter Millington

    Peter Millington


    Peter joined the team as an associate in 2016.

    Reporting to the Investment and Development Director, Peter's responsibilities include deal origination, assisting in the due diligence process, detailed financial modelling, assisting in reporting and fund marketing activities.

  • Rory Musgrave

    Rory Musgrave


    Rory joined Long Harbour as an associate working in the Long Harbour Income Fund in 2013.

    Reporting to the Fund Manager, his primary responsibilities are to implement asset management strategies and oversee the day to day management of the portfolio assets. in addition he supports the origination team in developing management budgets and in the due diligence of potential assets.